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Saving the NYC Subways will Require Money and Political Courage

Both our governor and mayor need to place public service above political gain to save our mass transit system.

by |May 29, 2018

New York City’s Subways Need Congestion Pricing Now

Charging drivers more could provide much-needed funding for public transit, while reducing traffic and making Manhattan a better place to live and work.

by |November 20, 2017

The Second Avenue Subway: Another Small Piece of the Sustainable City

On New Year’s Day 2017, the impossible took place and the first phase of a new Second Avenue subway line in New York City was finally opened. Governor Cuomo demonstrated what visible, positive public leadership could accomplish.

by |January 9, 2017

We, Them, and the American Dream

We need a balance between community and individual, local and global, public and private.

by |June 17, 2019

Artists in New York City Call for Climate Change Awareness

Sustainability Management student Amy Bohnenkamp reports on how artists in New York have been raising their voices to make the public more aware of climate change issues.

by |May 16, 2019

How New York City is Preparing For Climate Change

The New York City Panel on Climate Change reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent, longer lasting and more intense. How is the city dealing with the impacts of climate change?

by |April 26, 2019

Congestion Pricing Again

The idea is to charge more for driving on the most congested streets in the city and direct those funds to making mass transit more efficient and perhaps even pleasant.

by |March 4, 2019

Youth Strike for Climate and the Ethics of Climate Policy

I believe we are in the midst of a paradigm shift in environmental politics. The idea that we must choose between economic well-being and environmental protection is being challenged.

by |February 18, 2019

Amazon, the Global Economy, and Long Island City

This deal might not be good, but it’s necessary.

by |February 11, 2019

New York’s Overly Political Approach to Mass Transit

The time for a comprehensive fix for this region’s mass transit is long overdue.

by |January 28, 2019